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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Switzerland -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

John T. Gerber correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 138
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence. Most of the items are between Gerber and Louis von Buren and John Lyman Smith. Typescripts accompany many of the letters and some of the manuscripts are in German. Gerber and his correspondents write about Switzerland and the work of Mormon missionaries there.
Dates: 1862

John L. Smith personal papers, church papers, and published articles, 1792-1950

 Series
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains blessings, legal documents, articles, letters, and other family papers, dated 1792 to 1950.
Dates: 1792-1950

John Kunz diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 746
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Volume one is not with the collection. The materials consist of volumes two through four and an account book. Kunz describes his daily activities while serving on a mission to Switzerland for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He spent most of his time in Bern, Switzerland.
Dates: 1885-1886

Ann Pitchforth collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197223103133]
Identifier: MSS 1374
Scope and Contents Collection includes correspondence of Samuel Jackson (born 1764) of Providence Green, Yorkshire, England; of his brothers, Richard and James; and of his son, Samuel (born circa 1803). Also includes letters by Ann Pitchforth, sister-in-law of the latter Samuel Jackson, and by others, mostly members of the Jackson family. The correspondence relates primarily to family and business concerns. Several of the Richard Jackson letters were written from Staten Island, New York, between 1810 and 1827....
Dates: 1793-1930

Jacob Foutz Secrist diaries and correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 748
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten correspondence, letters, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials were created when Secrist was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Germany and Switzerland. The correspondents were his wife, Ann Eliza Logan Secrist, and other family members. Secrist writes about his missionary activities, and his wife and others tell about events in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: 1852-1855

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Box 3: [Barcode: 31197232563194]
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848; his service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1895

Russel B. Swensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1842
Scope and Contents Diaries, correspondence, articles, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials deal largely with Swensen's early life in Pleasant Grove, Utah, his mission to Germany and Switzerland, and his early educational experiences.
Dates: 1897-1953

Joseph S. Thurber diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232488392]
Identifier: MSS 844
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary kept while Thurber was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Switzerland. He worked in the French-speaking areas. Also included is an autobiography at the end of the record in which Thurber writes about his early life. Thurber lived in Richfield, Utah.
Dates: 1903-1904